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and came out and said this when introducing paul ryan. listen. >> i'm very proud to say that we have, had elected our first black president, all right? [applause] i'm sorry -- right. i'm sorry he didn't do a better job. [laughter] i really, i really wish that he would have, i do. megyn: what do you think of that? >> no, it's true. and that is, ultimately, the larger point of my book, don't, don't make the same mistake again, america. more white people voted for barack obama in the 2008 election than have voted for a democrat, than white people have voted for a democrat for nearly 40 years. so, obviously, white guilt was operating. people did like the historic idea of the first black president. i would have preferred that it was, um, a black president who came out of the american black tradition, by the way. i mean, his father -- part of the reason we care about this is because of the democratic legacy of slavery and segregation, something that clarence thomas, condoleezza rice actually experienced. he was the son of an immigrant. so, yes, he's half black, we're very happy we add the first
was stunned when her teacher ordered her out of class because she was wearing a romney/ryan t-shirt to school, and she says the teacher made it very clear how she felt about that. trace is here with more. trace? >> reporter: happened on a casual dress day at high school in philadelphia. that girl is samantha, megyn, and as you said, she's an honoring student, but she's not old enough to vote, though she got a very good crash course in partisan politics. she walked into class wearing the romney/ryan t-shirt or, and it turns out her teacher was an obama supporter. listen. >> i came in, and she said are you wearing a mitt romney shirt, and i said, yeah. she pointed and said, get out of the class. and i said, no. you can't wear a republican shirt in a democratic school. she took a red marker, tried to draw on it, and then she told me to take off my shirt, and she would give me a different one. >> reporter: not just that, she said the teacher's comments also led to critical comments from her class mates and the janitor. the school has confirmed the teacher did make the comments and has issued a st
opponent's plan for medicare, while at wong man's paul ryan's event in iowa today things took an emotional term when a veteran asked him about his social security benefits and why the government taxes the only source of income for a man who dedicated his life to defending his country. >> i served in the air force in 65 straight out of high school, and i learned in the military -- [applause] >> -- the skills that i had to take me through life. i served in grenada, and i served in iran, and i live off of social security. i live off a thousand dollars a month, and i cannot understand why this country that i gave my life for feels that they should tax me twice for social security. they already taxed me for that and they take a third of it back when they give me that check. >> you know i'm glad you brought that up, sir. [applause] >> now, there is a tax on social security benefits he's talking about. i voted consistently to repeal that tax because you know what you already paid for this. it's your benefit, you already paid tax on this money once before, number two, it's funny how joe biden and
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